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What are Web Hosting Solutions?

A web hosting service implies hoarding and/or sharing particular content on a server managed by a web hosting provider. There are various varieties of hosting services utilized for different ends, so let's have a glance at these. In that way, you can decide what you want, based on whether you desire to create a web site, mail address accounts, or to share files with comrades and colleagues.

- File hosting: a service distributed by certain firms, which lets you share huge files. These could be disk images, films, audio files, archived documents, and so on. This solution is also known as file storage, and its sole purpose is to share files, since it does not support web site uploading. The moment the files are uploaded, you will either receive an accidentally created download link for each of them, or you will be able to examine a roster of all the files in a directory, but you will be unable to load .html or .php web page files in your browser. Free-of-cost file storage packages frequently involve adverts beside the download links, while a timer compels you to wait for a particular period of time to perceive them. A single file can be downloaded with limited speed. If you run a paid file hosting account, there are no limitations as to how many files you can upload/download immediately, and also there is no restriction as far as the download speed and the file size are concerned.

At present, with the help of the cPanel hosting vendors, "file hosting" is being renamed to the more fashionable "cloud web hosting". This is a thoroughly fallacious interpretation of the literal meaning of "cloud hosting". An actual cloud web hosting environment would assign the load between independent groups of servers in a cluster, which are devoted to serving various web hosting services (email, storage space, statistics, DNS, databases, website hosting Control Panel, etc.) So, the file hosting service is only a kind of a disk space hosting service, not a cloud web hosting one. It's not even near.

- Image hosting: close to file hosting; some corporations offer a hosting service for pictures only. This hosting type is appropriate if you desire to share a huge quantity of pics with chums or partners since the solution is usually free. You will receive a random link for every image or album and you can then share this link. As with the file hosting solution, .html and .php files are not supported, so the solution cannot be utilized for websites.

- Email hosting: a solution devoted to administering your mails. Some vendors offer web hosting services for websites, but do not supply an email hosting solution. If you want to possess a mail address with your domain name but do not want to run a site, then the email web hosting solution is what you need. You can set up e-mailbox accounts and manage them, but there will be no hosting service for the domain name. The email hosting service involves incoming POP/IMAP and outgoing SMTP mail servers.

- Video hosting: this solution allows you to upload and share video clips. You can either share a link to a given video file, or you can embed the video file in your website that is hosted elsewhere. The benefit of availing of this approach in lieu of uploading the video clip in a web hosting account is that the video clip produces a particular amount of CPU load, so with a handful of video files and several hundred visitors, you may have difficulty with your web hosting quotas. Embedding the video file will allow you to administer as many video clips as you want to without hassling about system resources.

- Web hosting: this is the solution that you need if you desire to run a web site. To some degree, it contains all of the abovementioned hosting sorts since, along with your web pages, you can also host pics and files, you can run databases and e-mail aliases, upload video clips, etc. At Hostddl.com you can view shared web hosting and dedicated web hosting accounts that permit you to get all of the aforesaid solutions in one single location. There may be limits based on the sort of web hosting service that you've selected - a free hosting package, a paid shared website hosting package, a VPS web hosting or a dedicated server. Based on that, your web hosting package may be better or worse compared with the conventional email/file/video/image hosting plans that are tailored for specific content only.